Experienced assistant herdsperson to help milk a 280 cow organic Friesian herd with the head herdsperson.
Cows are milked through a 20:20 herringbone Westfalia parlour with a Westfalia Dairy Plan computer system. The parlour also has ACRs and ADF milking equipment.
The enterprise rears all its youngstock so good stockman ship is essential.
The dairy is part of a 1600 acre dairy, beef and arable enterprise run to Soil Association Organic standards along with another dairy herd on the holding.
Experience of foot trimming is preferred but not essential.
Experience in grassland management would be useful.
The position will suit an ambitious, motivated individual with high standards of dairy hygiene and individual cow welfare.
Start as soon as possible.
Finish: Not Specified
TBD depending on experience
Averaging 60 hours per week
2/3 bedroom terraced house available depending on size of family. Good schools and local facilities are within a 5 mile radius. A good bus service operates right past the farm.
Full UK Driving Licence
Start as soon as possible